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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1965 NO. 31 > Aug 12 1965
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- ASSESSORS ‑- TAXATION ‑- REAL PROPERTY ‑- MAXIMUM LEVEL OF ASSESSMENT ‑- BLANKET PERCENTAGE INCREASE WITHOUT PHYSICAL INSPECTION OF PROPERTY ‑- FAIR MARKET VALUE. (1) A county assessor may, within the limits prescribed by RCW 84.40.030 and Article VII, § 2,
AGO 1965 NO. 32 > Aug 18 1965
MOTOR VEHICLES ‑- HOUSE TRAILERS ‑- EXCISE TAX ‑- VEHICLE LICENSE FEES ‑- NONRESIDENT MILITARY PERSONNEL ‑- SOLDIERS AND SAILORS CIVIL RELIEF ACT. (1) The Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief Act of 1940 exempts house trailers owned by nonresident military personnel from the excise tax imposed by RCW
AGO 1965 NO. 33 > Aug 26 1965
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY ‑- ANNEXATION BY A CITY OF TERRITORY SERVED BY P.U.D. ‑- AUTHORITY OF EACH TO OPERATE IN TERRITORY. Where a city operating its own electric utility within the boundaries of a county-wide public utility district, annexes territory presently served by
AGO 1965 NO. 34 > Aug 30 1965
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- AGENCIES ‑- HOSPITALIZATION AND MEDICAL AID CONTRACTS FOR EMPLOYEES ‑- GEOGRAPHICAL INABILITY OF CARRIER TO SERVICE ALL EMPLOYEES ‑- EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION CONSIDERATION. (1) An agency cannot enter into a single contract for a hospitalization and medical aid plan
AGO 1965 NO. 35 > Sep 2 1965
OFFICERS AND OFFICES ‑- STATE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ‑- AUTHORITY TO PERMIT USE OF PARK LANDS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSES. As a general rule the state parks and recreation commission has the authority, in the exercise of its discretion, to permit the construction or installation of television
AGO 1965 NO. 36 > Sep 3 1965
DISTRICTS ‑- DRAINAGE ‑- COMMISSIONS ‑- ANNUAL MAINTENANCE ASSESSMENTS ‑- LEVY ‑- DETERMINATION OF AMOUNT 1. It is the responsibility of the board of commissioners of a drainage district operating pursuant to chapter 85.06 RCW to designate the amount of the assessment to be levied against each
AGO 1965 NO. 37 > Sep 8 1965
DISTRICTS ‑- IRRIGATION ‑- ANNUAL PAYMENTS TO WASHINGTON STATE RECLAMATION ASSOCIATION. Irrigation districts do not have any authority to make annual payments to the Washington State Reclamation Association to assist the association in carrying out the purposes for which it was organized
AGO 1965 NO. 38 > Sep 15 1965
FUNDS ‑- COUNTY ‑- TREASURER ‑- FINANCE COMMITTEE ‑- AUTHORITY TO DESIGNATE DEPOSITARY OF COUNTY FUNDS OR AMOUNTS THEREOF IN PARTICULAR DEPOSITARIES. A county finance committee does not have the authority to direct which of several eligible banks shall be designated by the county treasurer as
AGO 1965 NO. 39 > Sep 15 1965
FUNDS ‑- AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE PERMANENT FUND ‑- NORMAL SCHOOL PERMANENT FUND ‑- SCIENTIFIC SCHOOL PERMANENT FUND ‑- UNIVERSITY PERMANENT FUND ‑- INVESTMENT ‑- CONSTITUTIONAL LIMITATION Article XVI, § 5, of the state constitution applies to (and thereby inhibits the investment of) the agricultural
AGO 1965 NO. 40 > Sep 20 1965
DISTRICTS ‑- IRRIGATION ‑- AUDITING OFFICER ‑- CLAIMS ‑- AUTHENTICATION AND CERTIFICATION. (1) Chapter 116, Laws of 1965, which provides for the authentication and certification of claims by the auditing officer of a municipality, supersedes the provisions of RCW 87.03.440, applicable to

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